IRS News Release  
October 23, 2001

IRS & George Washington University Sponsor
Institute on International Tax Issues

WASHINGTON - The Internal Revenue Service and The George Washington University are jointly sponsoring the Fourteenth Annual Institute on Current Issues on International Taxation, to be held on December 13 and 14, 2001, at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Washington, DC. Registration is currently underway for the Institute, which is intended for international tax professionals.

The program will present a unique opportunity for top IRS and Treasury officials and tax experts, as well as leading private sector specialists, to address breaking issues and present key perspectives on new developments. The Institute will open with an address by B. John Williams, IRS Chief Counsel nominee.

Topics for other sessions on the first day include: Moving from CFCs to CFPs: Credit and Deferral Issues in the Partnership Setting; Le Partnership: Coordinating Foreign and U.S. Taxation of Partnerships; Evolution of Business Form: Hybrids, Contractual Ventures; and Updates on Outbound Issues. Competent Authority officials from France, Canada, Japan and the United States will discuss current issues. R. Glenn Hubbard, Chairman of the White House´s Council of Economic Advisors, will deliver the luncheon address.

The second day will focus on such topics as Updates on Inbound Issues, Selected Transfer Pricing Issues and Managing Multinationals´ International Tax Controversies. Mark A. Weinberger, Assistant Treasury Secretary for Tax Policy, is scheduled to deliver the luncheon address. The second day will also feature the popular “Ask the IRS” panel.

Those interested in attending or obtaining more information should contact The George Washington University, Conference Management Services, by telephone at 202-973-1110.

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